CALS in the News for the week of September 30-October 6

October 6, 2023

In the News

Monarch butterfly is not endangered, conservation authority decides
Science, 10/3/23
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Here’s How Long Milk Really Lasts—and How to Maximize Its Shelf Life
Readers Digest: The Healthy, 9/29/23
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science

Quoted: Alex O’Brien, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Center for Dairy Research

Spotted lanternflies detected in 2 of Wisconsin’s neighboring states 
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/29/23
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Heat slows harvest of Wisconsin potato crop, farmers worry about rot 
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/3/23
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Heifers go high tech 
Insight on Business, 9/29/23
Quoted: Maria Woldt, Dairy Innovation Hub

Exploring the Changing Landscape of Wisconsin Agriculture 
Wisconsin Counties Magazine, 10/23, pg. 6-13
Co-author: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Co-author: Chuck Nicholson, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Co-author: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics 

Stress and Mental Health in Wisconsin’s Farmlands 
Wisconsin Counties Magazine, 10/23, pg. 20-23
Author: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Science on Tap: Pollutants and Amphibians
WXPR-FM, 10/3/23
Quoted: Jessica Hua, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

University of Wisconsin is celebrating 175th birthday with new ice cream. It needs your help picking flavor
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/3/23
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store

Will it be 175 ‘s’more’ years or pink flamingos? You get to choose UW-Madison’s next ice cream flavor
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/3/23
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Wisconsin dairy farms adopt cow Fitbits and robots, but not everyone can afford them
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/2/23
Quoted: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Students for sustainable agriculture group rebrands as ‘The People’s Farm’ 
The Badger Herald, 10/5/23
Quoted: Connor Reilly, Student, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: F. H. King, Deceased, Agricultural Physics (Soil Science)
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Wisconsin growers expecting fewer, smaller soybeans
Brownfield Ag News, 10/2/23
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Of Interest

Wisconsin GOP lawmakers, biosafety advocates join forces on pathogen bill
Wisconsin Watch, 10/3/23

CALS in the News is a weekly selection of media stories quoting or mentioning CALS faculty, staff, students, alumni, research and programs. Other stories of interest to the UW–Madison community and those in the fields of agriculture and the life sciences are also included. This list is produced by CALS External Relations. Read more about our mission and methodology for curating this list.